MBDA Graduate scheme now recruiting

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with over 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and a presence in the United States

MBDA have recently reopened two Graduate Programmes:

  • Test Software Engineer Graduate 2018
  • Software Engineer Graduate (Test or Embedded) 2018

Test Software Engineer Graduate 2018

Role Title and Location: Test Software Engineer Graduate, Bolton
Job Ref No: GR222
MBDA Level of role: Graduate
Further information and to apply: www.mbdacareers.co.uk/jobs/test-software-engineer-graduate-2018-3172/
Deadline: Middle of June

What’s the Opportunity?

By joining the Software Engineering function, you will be directly involved with a diverse range of projects. You will gain exposure to numerous programming languages, software tools and software lifecycle methodologies, ensuring your time is an engaging, challenging and unique experience.
What will you be doing?
During the two years grad development program you will develop the skills of a fully-rounded software engineer, achieved through a combination of formal technical training, career support and challenging work placements.
As a Graduate in the test systems team, you will be supporting a full range of test solutions, which are delivered for varied uses, including product development, production pass-out and in-service testing. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the development of Simulators and Field support equipment.
You will work closely with other teams in a variety of development stages within our test systems on a range of platforms, such as Windows and Linux, utilising C, C++, Java and Python.
You will be given ownership for project deliverables, including the creation and maintenance of technical documentation.
You will also collaborate with other functions, make sound business decisions, understand the business and work closely with your team members. You will create a personal development plan, in close collaboration with your manager, to shape your career.
In addition, you will also have the opportunity to organise and support business level activities such as forums, talks and presentations, competitions and charity events.

What are the benefits for you?
Exposure to all aspects of a software development lifecycle
Formal and on-the-job training provided for learning new programming languages and software tools
Fantastic opportunities to bring your technical knowledge to schools and inspire the next generation of engineers through the STEM programme (for example – building a functioning robot with a school team for a competition)
Opportunities to travel – in particular, we work closely with our French and Italian colleagues
Personal development events and experiences throughout the Early Careers Programme (ECP) scheme
What’s great about joining this team?
The UK Test systems team is a multi-disciplined, focused and dynamic agile team of about 100 engineers, specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design.
The breadth of experience and support available in the department, which includes a buddy system to welcome you into MBDA, access to the mentoring scheme, and regular informal meetings with other ECP members in Software Engineering
You will be working in an assistive and collaborative office environment and systems laboratories, aimed at aiding your learning and development
We run an annual Software Challenge which offers the chance to collaborate with others in the team, to solve a demanding and engaging software problem!

What we are looking for from you?
To have obtained or be expecting to obtain at least a 2:2 in a Computer Science or other science or engineering based degree, such as Software Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Physics or Maths by Sept 2018.
A proactive attitude and being comfortable taking the initiative
A willingness to learn and apply newly gained knowledge quickly
To be capable of working as part of a team and individually
Being adaptable to changing requirements

Why you should come and work at MBDA?
MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with over 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and a presence in the United States
With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA offers a wide range of advanced weapon systems for maritime Superiority, Air Dominance, Ground Based Air Defence and Battlefield Engagement
We work with over 90 armed forces, successfully integrating our systems onto multiple platforms.
We have a technology pedigree that allows innovative and responsive products to be created year upon year
Our success is based on the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career
MBDA is ranked 12th in the Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies to Work For, demonstrating successful growth and high levels of employee retention.
Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out. Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set: a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards

What would you get?
Starting Salary of £26k plus 2 pay reviews per year whilst on the Graduate scheme, Joining Bonus of £2000, flexible working, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes and superb learning and development opportunities.

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible forSC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

Further information and to apply: visit www.mbdacareers.co.uk/jobs/test-software-engineer-graduate-2018-3172/

Software Engineer Graduate (Test or Embedded) 2018

Role Title and Location: Software Engineer Graduate (Test or Embedded), Stevenage
Job Ref No: GR221
MBDA Level of role: Graduate
Further information and how to apply: www.mbdacareers.co.uk/jobs/software-engineer-graduate-test-or-embedded-2018-3171/
Deadline: Middle of June

What’s the Opportunity?
By joining the Software Engineering function, you will be directly involved with a diverse range of projects. You will gain exposure to numerous programming languages, software tools and software lifecycle methodologies, ensuring your time is an engaging, challenging and unique experience.

What will you be doing?
During the two years grad development program you will develop the skills of a fully-rounded software engineer, achieved through a combination of formal technical training, career support and challenging work placements.
We have 2 different types of Software Graduate roles in Stevenage; Embedded & Test Systems. Please indicate if you have a preference when completing the application form.
Depending on the role, the Work Placements will be in:
Embedded – You will be developing embedded, real-time systems application software for the next generation of Missile Systems. This is a hands-on role and requires the continued design and development of missile subsystem software products and evolutions for future products.
Test Systems – As a Graduate in the test systems team, you will be supporting a full range of test solutions, which are delivered for varied uses, including product development, production pass-out and in-service testing. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the development of Simulators and Field support equipment.
In both Embedded & Test Systems you will work closely with other teams in a variety of development stages within our test systems on a range of platforms, such as Windows and Linux, utilising C, C++, Java and Python.
You will be given ownership for project deliverables, including the creation and maintenance of technical documentation.
You will also collaborate with other functions, make sound business decisions, understand the business and work closely with your team members. You will create a personal development plan, in close collaboration with your manager, to shape your career.
In addition, you will also have the opportunity to organise and support business level activities such as forums, talks and presentations, competitions and charity events.

What are the benefits for you?
Exposure to all aspects of a software development lifecycle
Formal and on-the-job training provided for learning new programming languages and software tools
Fantastic opportunities to bring your technical knowledge to schools and inspire the next generation of engineers through the STEM programme (for example – building a functioning robot with a school team for a competition)
Opportunities to travel – in particular, we work closely with our French and Italian colleagues
Personal development events and experiences throughout the Early Careers Programme (ECP) scheme
What’s great about joining this team?
The UK Test systems team is a multi-disciplined, focused and dynamic agile team of about 100 engineers, specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design.
The breadth of experience and support available in the department, which includes a buddy system to welcome you into MBDA, access to the mentoring scheme, and regular informal meetings with other ECP members in Software Engineering
You will be working in an assistive and collaborative office environment and systems laboratories, aimed at aiding your learning and development
We run an annual Software Challenge which offers the chance to collaborate with others in the team, to solve a demanding and engaging software problem!

What we are looking for from you?
To have obtained or be expecting to obtain at least a 2:2 in a Computer Science or other science or engineering based degree, such as Software Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Physics or Maths by Sept 2018.
A proactive attitude and being comfortable taking the initiative
A willingness to learn and apply newly gained knowledge quickly
To be capable of working as part of a team and individually
Being adaptable to changing requirements

Why you should come and work at MBDA?
MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with over 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and a presence in the United States
With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA offers a wide range of advanced weapon systems for maritime Superiority, Air Dominance, Ground Based Air Defence and Battlefield Engagement
We work with over 90 armed forces, successfully integrating our systems onto multiple platforms.
We have a technology pedigree that allows innovative and responsive products to be created year upon year
Our success is based on the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career
MBDA is ranked 12th in the Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies to Work For, demonstrating successful growth and high levels of employee retention.
Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out. Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set: a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards

What would you get?
Starting Salary of £26k plus 2 pay reviews per year whilst on the Graduate scheme, Joining Bonus of £2000, flexible working, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes and superb learning and development opportunities.

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible forSC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

Further information and how to apply: www.mbdacareers.co.uk/jobs/software-engineer-graduate-test-or-embedded-2018-3171/

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